He also said that I refused to see my therapist or go to the hospital.
My last cholesterol test showed a level of 962.
I’ll be going in for a stress test next week after a preliminary appointment with a cardiologist.
Two years ago, 2009, I went for five months in a state of incoherence, lack of equilibrium and a need for sleep near twenty four hours a day. There would be times when I would try to get up only to feel the need to go back to bed, while wondering if I could make it that far. Whenever I tried to eat or take my meds, I would throw up.
When I finally started coming out of it, I said to Dys that it felt like I had been out of it for about two weeks. When he told me that it had been five months, it seemed beyond my comprehension, I truly didn’t know where the time had gone. Dys said I was mostly in a coma-like state. He also said that I refused to see my therapist or go to the hospital.
During the past two years I have improved in many ways, the involuntary movements have gone, my speech is much better,---but I have never felt like the same person. When I go out or contact friends, I concentrate on sounding normal and , most of the time, I succeeded (except when I start to drool--just kidding).
During the last two months, I have had a series of neuro-psychological tests. The doctor, PhD, administering the test estimated that my IQ used to be in the mid 130’s, but due to, mainly the cholesterol, but also damage done from what she is sure was a stroke, my IQ is down around 98 to 100 with some strong areas and some noticeable deficits.
The doctor administering the test and my medical doctor, say that I am likely to die before Dys if I don't get the cholesterol under control.
What is left of me is sort of lost. Neither Dys nor I are in good shape, just the opposite.
I really don’t know what to do, other than attempt to better the cholesterol
Suggestions really won't be very helpful since we are unique human beings and our situation is unique. Not saying that we are "more special" than anyone else, just that it is impossible to answer evey question.
This is simply airing my worries. I usually don't do this, as I feel very uncomfortable, but this is truly life and death.
....When I finally started coming out of it, I said to Dys that it felt like I had been out of it for about two weeks. When he told me that it had been five months, it seemed beyond my comprehension....Dys said I was mostly in a coma-like state. He also said that I refused to ... go to the hospital.....